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Rev. Scott Hardin-Nieri

Scott Hardin-Nieri is a partner, dad, spiritual director, pastor, and sojourner. He is working with people and communities that are loving one another, their neighbors and creation as the Director/Minister of Bethany Congregations, a ministry of the Bethany Fellows, and Co-Minister of Green Chalice of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He seeks to build stories of resilience through intentional gratitude, honored grief, wise discernment, and embodied action. Prior to living in North Carolina, Scott and his family served in the vulnerable cloud forest of Monteverde, Costa Rica, Where he learned to how to climb Fig Strangler trees, spot Two-toed Sloths, call like a Mot Mot, and listen to people and nature in a new way. Scott is an ordained pastor with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and enjoys accompanying people during transformative experiences. Scott continues to become aware of the deep connections among pollution, poverty, violence, racism, oppression, climate change, eco anxiety and the spiritual brokenness in the world. He hopes to foster curiosity, listen deeply and tell stories of active hope and Good News in the midst of great challenges.